FAQ

Where are the supplementary files of your books Veritabani Mantigi / Programcilik Mantigi?

The files are available at the publishers website (🇹🇷).


Should I live abroad?

That would be a good decision in terms of experience and personal growth. I recommend reading about my experience in Germany (🇹🇷) and the reasons why I returned (🇹🇷).


How do you manage your time?

The first step is to create spare time by avoiding TV (🇺🇸). For tips about time planning, check my conference at Marmara University (🇹🇷). My central productivity app of choice is Evernote, see why (🇺🇸).


I need guidance on my ABAP / SAP career.

You are likely to find most of your answers by watching my career conference at Halic University (🇹🇷) or by reading my article Career in ABAP (🇺🇸). Freelancer aspirants should read this article (🇹🇷), while new graduates should read that article (🇹🇷). My ally Ümit Erol has also published some good articles (🇹🇷) on the subject.


I need technical advice on ABAP.

To advance as a software architect, I recommend reading my SAP Press book Design Patterns in ABAP Objects (🇺🇸) . I have published most of my ABAP documents on SlideShare and my personal code library on GitHub. You can also check the software.sap category of my blog for countless tips & tricks.


Why do you prefer Object Oriented ABAP?

Because it has significant advantages over procedural ABAP, especially when empowered by design patterns. Check my corresponding article (🇹🇷.


Can I do a PhD while working?

I did it, so it is possible. But I don’t necessarily recommend it. I shared my own experience in this article (🇹🇷) .


I have an idea for a startup.

If you are wondering what I would think about your idea, you can read my article Things I Seek In A Startup (🇺🇸) .


I am considering buying a Mac.

As a satisfied Mac customer, I recommend getting one. Here are some of my articles to help you decide: Why I Like Mac’s Better over PC’s (🇺🇸) , Mac Prejudices (🇺🇸) , Checklist After a New Mac Purchase (🇺🇸) . I keep an updated list of the apps I use on Pinterest. You can also check the software.mac category of my blog for countless tips & tricks. Finally; sihirlielma.com (🇹🇷) has many valuable articles for new Mac users.


I am considering buying a bass.

I have two articles on picking the right bass; one in English (🇺🇸) and one in Turkish (🇹🇷). My bass gear of choice can be seen on Pinterest. You can also check the music.bass  category of my blog for countless tips & tricks.


How do you setup and EQ your basses?

I have two corresponding articles for that: How I Setup My Basses (🇺🇸) and How I EQ my Basses (🇺🇸) . Guitar players might find them useful too.


I have questions about yoga.

You should check my Yoga FAQ article (🇹🇷) .


I want to lose weight.

I lost 16 kgs in one year; if interested, check my article How I Lost 16 KG (🇺🇸) .


I am considering getting a tattoo.

You should check my Tattoo FAQ article (🇹🇷) .


How can I start learning go?

You should check my article How To Start Playing Go (🇺🇸) .


Why did you unfriend / unfollow me?

You are likely to find the answer here (🇺🇸) .


Why do you post in English?

I have global followers, foreign relatives and friends which don’t speak Turkish. I explained my case here (🇺🇸) .


I’m looking for a shrink.

My sister is a therapist.